The Caged Birds Sing…Click here to read.
Professor Anvita Abbi, a Padma Shri, discusses her experience among the indigenous Andamanese and her new book on them, Voices from the Lost Horizon. Click here to read.
Keith Lyons talks to Jessica Mudditt about her memoir, Our Home in Myanmar, and the current events. Click here to read.
Balochi poetry by Akbar Barakzai, translated by Fazal Baloch. Click here to read.
A poem by Jitendra Vasava translated from the Dehwali Bhili via Gujarati by Gopika Jadeja. Click here to read.
Poetry by Sokhen Tudu, translated from the Santhali by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar. Click here to read.
Korean poetry on time written and translated by Ilwha Choi. Click here to read.
A parable by the eminent Dutch writer, Louis Couperus (1863-1923), translated by Chaitali Sengupta. Click here to read.
An unusual story about a man who heads for suicide, translated from Odiya by the author, Satya Misra. Click here to read.
A story poem about a Buddhist monk by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengali has been translated by Mitali Chakravarty. Click here to read.
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Arundhathi Subramaniam, Michael R Burch, Sekhar Banerjee, Jeff Shakes, Ashok Suri, Tim Heerdink, Srinivas S, Rhys Hughes, A Jessie Michael, George Freek, Saranayan BV, Gigi Baldovino Gosnell, Pramod Rastogi, Tohm Bakelas, Nikita Desai, Jay Nicholls, Smitha Vishwanathan, Jared Carter
In Sun, Seas and Flowers, Penny Wilkes takes us for a tour of brilliant photographs of autumnal landscapes with verses. Click here to read.
Poets, Poetry & Rhys Hughes
In Memory Gongs, Rhys Hughes creates a profound myth tinged with a tongue in cheek outlook … Click here to read.
Crime and the Colonial Capital: Detective Reid in Calcutta
Abhishek Sarkar explores the colonial setting up of the Calcutta detective department in 1887. Click here to read.
Candice Louisa Daquin ponders over the impositions on people to declare themselves happy. Click here to read.
Once Upon a Time in Burma: Of Babies and Buddhas
John Herlihy takes us through more of Myanmar with his companion, Peter, in the second part of his travelogue. Click here to read.
Bhaskar Parichha explores links between Politics & the Media. Click here to read.
Musings/Slices from Life
Mike Smith muses about a black and white photograph from his childhood. Click here to read.
Sports fan Saurabh Nagpal explores the magic realism in famous footballer Messi’s play with a soupçon of humour. Click here to read.
Infinite Possibilities & Mysterious Riddles
Keith Lyons gives a lively account of traveling across borders despite the pandemic. Click here to read.
Geetha Ravichnadran explores additions to our vocabulary in a tongue-in-cheek article. Click here to read.
Musings of a Copywriter
In When I Almost Became a Professor, Devraj Singh Kalsi gives humour tinged reasons on why he detached himself from being an academician. Click here to read.
Niles M Reddick relates a haunting tale of ghosts and more. Click here to read.
Dipayn Chakrabarti travels through moods of the day and night. Click here to read.
Dr. P Ravi Shankar explores a future beyond climate change in Malaysia. Click here to read.
Revathi Ganeshsundaram captures the stardust in ripening years. Click here to read.
Saeed Ibrahim’s story reflects on the ties between an old teacher and a student. Click here to read.
The Literary Fictionist
In Return of the Ghost, Sunil Sharma explores the borders between life, ideas and death. Click here to read.
An excerpt from ‘Kobi’ and ‘Rani’: Memoirs and Correspondences of Nirmalkumari Mahalanobis and Rabindranath Tagore, translated by Somdatta Mandal, showcasing Tagore’s introduction and letters. Click here to read.
Rakhi Dalal reviews Anvita Abbi’s Voices from the Lost Horizon. Click here to read.
Basudhara Roy reviews Bina Sarkar Ellias’ Song of a Rebel and Other Selected Poems. Click here to read.
Bhaskar Parichha reviews Wendy Doniger’s Winged Stallion and Wicked Mares. Click here to read.